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Definition of Abdomen

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section of the body between the thorax and the pelvis in which most of the digestive organs are located, belly (in vertebrates) ; section of the body behind the thorax (Entomology)
Abdomen Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
N
abdomen| paunch| lower part of the belly; gluttony; as indicative of obesity
LATIN- ENGLISH (AZAD)
belly / gluttony.
English-Latin Online Dictionary
venter
Latin-English Online Dictionary
belly, gluttony
Abdomen Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.
  
(n.)
The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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abditory \ab"di*to*ry\ (&?;), n. [l. abditorium.] a place for hiding or preserving articles of value.


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 post-abdomen 
for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
bolg, tarr
The Devil's Dictionary
Abdomen, (n.)

The temple of the god Stomach, in whose worship, with sacrificial rights, all true men engage. From women this ancient faith commands but a stammering assent. They sometimes minister at the altar in a half-hearted and ineffective way, but true reverence for the one deity that men really adore they know not. If woman had a free hand in the world's marketing the race would become graminivorous.
  
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
GLOSSARY OF ESOTERIC WORDS
The region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis.
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
(synonym) venter, stomach, belly
(hypernym) body part
(hyponym) underbelly, underbody
(part-holonym) torso, trunk, body
(part-meronym) abdominal aorta
2. the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
(synonym) abdominal cavity
(hypernym) cavity, bodily cavity, cavum
(part-holonym) venter, stomach, belly
Abdomen Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To see your abdomen in a dream, foretells that you will have great expectations, but you must curb hardheadedness and redouble your energies on your labor, as pleasure is approaching to your hurt.

To see your abdomen shriveled, foretells that you will be persecuted and defied by false friends.

To see it swollen, you will have tribulations, but you will overcome them and enjoy the fruits of your labor.

To see blood oozing from the abdomen, foretells an accident or tragedy in your family.

The abdomen of children in an unhealthy state, portends that contagion will pursue you.

See Belly.
  
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Abdomen Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Biological Control
Glossary of Entomology and Crop Protection
The posterior of the three body divisions of an insect. The other two body divisions are head and thorax.
Abdomen Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
The abdomen (less formally called the belly, stomach, tummy or midriff) constitutes the part of the body between the thorax (chest) and pelvis, in humans and in other vertebrates. The region enclosed by the abdomen is termed the abdominal cavity. In arthropods it is the posterior tagma of the body; it follows the thorax or cephalothorax. The abdomen stretches from the thorax at the thoracic diaphragm to the pelvis at the pelvic brim. The pelvic brim stretches from the lumbosacral joint (the intervertebral disc between L5 and S1) to the pubic symphysis and is the edge of the pelvic inlet. The space above this inlet and under the thoracic diaphragm is termed the abdominal cavity. The boundary of the abdominal cavity is the abdominal wall in the front and the peritoneal surface at the rear.

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Abdomen Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
feshek
Abdomen Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
[AB-do-men]
The area of the body that contains the pancreas, stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, and other organs.  
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.
Dictionary of Medicine (Shahram)
noun
space in front of the body below the diaphragm and above the pelvis, containing the stomach, intestines, liver and other vital organs
acute abdomen = any serious condition of the abdomen which requires surgery
Hepatitis Central (TM) Liver Disease Medical Glossary
Gut, part of the body that contains the stomach, liver, intestines, spleen and other organs. Large cavity between the chest and the pelvis
NIDDK Digestive Diseases Dictionary
(AB-doh-men)
The area between the chest and the hips. Contains the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and spleen.
By NDDIC, a service of the NIDDK,NIH
Aids Glossary
the area of the body between the chest and pelvis. The abdominal organs include the liver, spleen and intestines.
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